28049 Wixom Rd.
Wixom, MI 48393
Phone: (248) 504-5080
Fax: (248) 504-5070
Parmenter's Northville Cider Mill has a long history in the city of Northville. It's the second oldest business in the city and has been in operation since 1873. During a visit, sample as many apple products as you can, including caramel apples, apple butter, and apple cider. Gorgeous grounds contain beautiful trees and a stream where adorable ducks reside.
The James F. Atchison Memorial Park, located near the Municipal Center, is a popular city park in the New Hudson community. Open everyday from dawn to dusk, it is frequented by the old and young alike. October of 2011 saw another feather in this park's hat when a Landfill Sculpture Park was initiated here. The first sculpture to be installed was the Mephisto, designed by John Sauve which inspires many photographers. Sauve would be working on other artworks that will adorn the place soon enough.
This charming little track in the western suburb of Northville is the winter site for harness racing in the Detroit area. Racing begins in October, as soon as Hazel Park Raceway closes, and continues to the beginning of April. With some exceptions, racing is five nights a week, with the track dark Wednesdays and Sundays. Bettors can wager on other races from around the country. Views of the track are better in the 3000-seat grandstand than in the 1500-seat clubhouse. The track has been in operation since 1944, but renovations have kept it modern-looking.
4,357 acres (1,763 hectares) of natural beauty make up Kensington Metropark. Kent Lake is in the center, and offers opportunities for fishing and swimming in the summer. There's also horseback riding, an 18-hole golf course, a nature program, and a working farm for visitors to enjoy. Explore eight miles (13 kilometers) of trails where you can hike, ski cross-country, or bike. Wintertime brings its own diversions with sledding and tobogganing hills.
Purchased by the City of Livonia in 1976, Greenmead is a historic farm that represents the agricultural legacy of Michigan. The site includes a historical village and many recreational facilities. More recently, it has also been used as an event venue featuring major events in the city.
Enjoy a fun day out at Volunteer Park, indulging in a spot of soccer, volleyball and baseball among other sports. The park is well-equipped with many sports facilities and is available to all. The fresh air and green environs are also inviting. Come here to spend some tranquil moments with Mother nature.
Located in the West Bloomfield Woods Nature Preserve, the West Bloomfield Trail goes for 4.25 miles (6.83971 kilometers) through the 28 acre park (135520 yards). In the winter cross country skiing is a common activity on the trail. Wildlife watching can occur no matter the season.
The Henry W. Baker House is a fine Italianate structure in Plymouth, Michigan. This house served as the residence of Henry W. Baker, and is declared as a Michigan State Historic Site. This mansion was included in the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.
The Livonia Civic Center Library is one of the largest in town. It features a plethora of interesting books and rare publications, and has wireless internet access. This public library is also the venue for an array of children’s programs, workshops, concerts and community events.
Spread over a beautifully landscaped 108 acres (43 hectares), the United Memorial Gardens is located between Plymouth and Ann Arbor. Comprising of 30 individual gardens that are sprinkled with beautiful artworks in the form of mausoleums, memorials and such, the cemetery is one of the most prominent in the area. Nestled in a quiet neighborhood, the graceful old cemetery established in 1929, extends its dignified vibe to the surrounding area.
Located on the Musch Road in Brighton, MI is the Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Church, a modest place of worship, serving the community since a long time with regular prayer services and many church related activities. One of the church's most important sites is the Dine With Jesus sculpture in its Serenity Court, that features a life-size stone table with 12 seats, at the center of which Jesus himself is seated. Another important exhibit within the church grounds is the Shroud of Turin Exhibit, a large reproduction of Jesus Christ's burial cloth which actually lies in Turin, Italy.
The Rosedale Gardens Historic District is a historic neighborhood registered under the National Register of Historic Places in 2010. Stretching across eight streets of Livonia in the state of Michigan, most of the houses are one and a half story tall. The dwellings were constructed 1925 and also feature beautiful lawn areas. Over the years, the residents of the district have formed a tight knit community and the neighborhood often organizes various events.